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Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) Reaches $8.32 After 6.00% Up Move; Shorts at Ally Financial (ALLY) Raised By 1.59%

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Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) had an increase of 1.59% in short interest. ALLY’s SI was 16.78 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 1.59% from 16.51M shares previously. With 2.85M avg volume, 6 days are for Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY)’s short sellers to cover ALLY’s short positions. The SI to Ally Financial Inc’s float is 3.51%. The stock increased 2.12% or $0.565 during the last trading session, reaching $27.195. About 1.19 million shares traded. Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) has risen 34.39% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.84% the S&P500.

The stock of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 3.10% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $8.32. About 282,282 shares traded. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) has declined 16.14% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.69% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $1.23B company. It was reported on May, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $8.82 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:HLX worth $73.92M more.

Ally Financial Inc., a diversified financial services company, provides a range of financial services and products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers, and corporate clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $11.70 billion. It offers dealer financial services, including automotive finance and insurance products, mortgage finance, and corporate finance. It has a 13.35 P/E ratio. The firm also provides automotive finance services for clients and automotive dealers, such as inventory financing and leasing for new and used vehicles; term loans, including real estate, automotive fleet financing, and transportation and equipment financing; and vehicle remarketing services, as well as vehicle service contracts and guaranteed asset protection (GAP) waiver products.

More recent Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Congress slaps down CFPB’s auto lending guidance” on May 09, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Ally Encourages Consumers to Save Their Savings with New Campaign” on May 16, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Ally Financial promotes Charlotte-area exec in leadership changes” with publication date: April 19, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 24 analysts covering Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Ally Financial had 72 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, January 4. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 31. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, July 11 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 12 by Oppenheimer. UBS initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, March 27 report. Wood maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 7 report. BTIG Research maintained the shares of ALLY in report on Thursday, April 26 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 12 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy”. Compass Point maintained the shares of ALLY in report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Buy” rating.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company has market cap of $1.23 billion. It operates through three divisions: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities. It has a 41.6 P/E ratio. The firm engineers, manages, and conducts well construction, intervention, and abandonment activities in water depths ranging from 200 to 10,000 feet; and operates remotely operated vehicles , trenchers, and ROVDrills for offshore construction, maintenance, and well intervention services.

Among 12 analysts covering Helix Energy Solutions (NYSE:HLX), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Helix Energy Solutions had 33 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 21 by Credit Suisse. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, June 20 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Wednesday, April 25. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Friday, October 23 to “Sell”. The stock of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, June 5. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Bank of America. Cowen & Co maintained Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) on Thursday, February 22 with “Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Monday, September 21 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of HLX in report on Friday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson given on Thursday, October 6.

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